The Life of Curtis L. Daub Sr.
Curtis L. “Curt” Daub, Sr., 75, of Maxatawny Township, died suddenly on Sunday, September 8, 2019 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Judith C. (Hoch) Daub.
Born in Windsor Township, Curt was a son of the late Harold R. Daub, Sr., and Viola E. (Blatt) Daub. He was a 1962 graduate of Kutztown Area High School. Curt retired from The Borough of Kutztown, after working as the Maintenance Mechanic for 10 years. Prior to that, he worked as a Mechanic for DESCCO Design and Construction, Fleetwood, W.E. Yoder, Inc., Kutztown, and Penske Truck Leasing, Allentown.
Curt was a member of Kutztown and Kempton Fire Companies, National Street Rod Association, and the NRA. He also was a member of the Rawd of Die Pennsylfawnisch Deitsch Fersommling fun Baerricks Kounty (Berks County Assembly), and attended Grundsow Lodge meetings in Kutztown. A jack-of-all trades, Curt enjoyed building and fixing things, especially street rods. He was an accomplished guitar player and entertainer; playing in several local bands including Country Express for 25 years, and Borderline for 10 years. After a 10 year hiatus Curt took up entertaining with Karaoke, which he thoroughly enjoyed.
In addition to his wife Judy, Curt is survived by his two children, Curtis L. “Curt” Daub, Jr., Easton, and Lana L. (Daub), wife of Nelson B. Snyder, Kutztown; five grandchildren, Kathryn and Joshua Snyder; Alyssa, Tyler and Aleah Daub; two sisters, Anita Zimmerman, Womelsdorf, and Nancy Jane Yearta, Lincolnton, NC. In addition to his parents, Curt was predeceased by his brothers, Harold Daub, Jr., Marvin Daub, Kenneth Daub and Glenn Daub.
A funeral to celebrate Curt’s life will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., 333 Greenwich Street, Kutztown, PA, with Reverend Paul Buzzard officiating. Burial will follow in Berks County Memorial Gardens, Fleetwood. His family is requesting a special "Street Rod Send Off" procession to the cemetery and encourages anyone to bring their rods.
Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing on Friday evening, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home.
The family requests contributions be made in Curt’s memory to The National Rifle Association of America, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 or online at www.donate.nra.org.
Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Kutztown, is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be recorded at www.Ludwickfh.com.
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Curt, always the friendly face with a smile. You will be missed and remembered.
lots of people will miss you buddy
Curt helped a lot of people with their cars . He always was working on a street rod or a classic . he helped me to get started on a car i had for 40 years and we finished it in 7 months .There will be a lot of people missing him. Thank you Curt